Latest media releases
Two wards only -- General and Māori
Tairāwhiti will be represented by two wards – one general and one Māori – at the local body elections in October.
Long road ahead
Council assures the community a plan's in place so Tairāwhiti can bounce back from the latest severe weather event.
Mata Loop open with restrictions
Vehicles now have access to the Mata, Tuakau and Ihungia roads loop.
Region moves to recovery phase
Tairāwhiti will come out of its state of emergency status at 10.30am today.
Bridge approved to protect city's water supply
Additional budget to complete critical infrastructure to protect our city’s water supply was approved at a Council meeting yesterday.
Waimata Valley Road closed to everyone
Waimata Valley Road is closed while contractors work to restore a massive drop-out.
Tairāwhiti stays in a state of emergency
Tairāwhiti will remain in a state of emergency for another week.
Three boat ramps closed temporarily
Three boat ramps in Gisborne are temporarily closed after a build-up of wood debris.
Flood warning alerts to Waipaoa residents
Tairāwhiti Civil Defence sent out a cautionary e-text to 318 subscribers this morning as the Waipaoa River levels started rising once again.